Stories by Julie Pace

Tuesday, Aug 5, 2014

Obama announces $33 billion in new commitments to Africa

WASHINGTON - Seeking to strengthen America's financial foothold in Africa, President Obama announced $33 billion in commitments.
By Julie Pace

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Obama picks ex-P&G head to lead VA

Presi­dent Obama is selecting former Procter and Gamble executive Robert McDonald, a West Point graduate, as his choice to be the next secretary of Veterans Affairs, an administration official ...
By Julie Pace

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Obama makes surprise visit to Afghanistan base

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan - President Obama slipped into Afghanistan for a surprise visit Sunday and made clear that the U.S. will likely maintain a limited role here even after its combat ...
By Julie Pace

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Sebelius resigning HHS post

WASHINGTON - Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning from the Obama administration after the rocky rollout of President Barack Obama's signature health care law, a White ...
By Julie Pace

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Analysis: Putin tests Obama foreign policy

WASHINGTON - For President Barack Obama, Russia's aggressive annexation of Crimea is testing central tenets of his foreign policy philosophy
By Julie Pace

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Obama vows to flex presidential powers in speech

WASHINGTON - Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress "whenever and wherever" necessary to narrow ...
By Julie Pace

Friday, Dec. 20, 2013

Obama says 1 million signed up for health care

WASHINGTON - His health care plan facing a dicey transition, President Obama said Friday that insurance sign-ups are surging now that the government's Web site is working better for consumers.
By Julie Pace

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013

Obama speaks on Mandela

A somber President Obama called himself "one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela's life."
By Julie Pace

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Obama would consider changing Redskin's name

President Obama said Friday were he in an ownership position with the Washington Redskins, that he would consider changing the team's name.
By Julie Pace

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013

White House says Russia must deliver

The White House says Russian prestige is on the line as Syria focus shifts from military strike back to diplomacy.
By Julie Pace

Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013

Obama pitches mortgage overhaul

PHOENIX - President Obama on Tuesday proposed a broad overhaul of the nation's mortgage finance system, including winding down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He declared that ...
By Julie Pace

Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013

Obama sworn in today in private ceremony

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama took the oath of office today in an intimate swearing-in ceremony at the White House.
By Julie Pace

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

Obama unveils gun plan, concedes tough fight ahead

WASHINGTON - Braced for a fight, President Obama on Wednesday unveiled the most sweeping proposals for curbing gun violence in nearly two decades.
By Julie Pace

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Obama voices support for gay marriage

WASHINGTON - Ending months of equivocation, President Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday, an announcement fraught with history that also injects a potentially polarizing ...
By Julie Pace

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Obama nominee surprises

WASHINGTON - Passing over better-known candidates, President Obama on Friday nominated global health expert and Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim to lead the World Bank.
By Julie Pace
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More than 2,000 get meal at annual dinner

More than 800 volunteers served a hot meal to more than 2,000 homeless people at James Brown Arena on Saturday at the Bridge Ministry's annual Thanksgiving Dinner.
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